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jwmcpeak
31 May 2002, 15:21
I am currently looking for a bulletin board. I have been looking for hack sites for several different BB's so that I know where to go when I choose which BB. I have a few questions:

1. I am a PHP programmer (which is one reason I'm considering vBB). If I want to build my own hacks, will documentation of the source code be available to me?

2. Version 3: If I may ask, what new features will added?

3. Can I completely change the look and feel of vBB. I am talking about changing the markup completely.

4. Is it relatively simple to change the markup? I know that UBB uses templates and that it is fairly easy to change the markup.

I think that's about it for now. If I can think of something else I'll add more.

Chen
31 May 2002, 17:50
1. The code is not too well document at the moment, but hopefully this will get better with vB3. But if you are a PHP programmer, you should be able to understand at least most of the code. :) And if you ever need help, you can post in one of the help forums here and get answers from fellow hackers.

2. This thread, at vBulletin.com, has a lot of information about vB3:
http://www.vbulletin.com/forum/showthread.php?s=&threadid=45324

3-4. Yes that is possible, vBulletin also uses a template system, that lets you alter each and every piece of code that builds the forum. Check out the admin demo (http://www.vbulletin.com/admindemo.html) to see how it all works.

SaintDog
01 Jun 2002, 01:53
To expand on questions 3-4: vBulletin is much easier to customize that UBB is. vBulletin is driven by a more organized template system which makes changing things not only fast, but easy as well.

Good luck with your decision :)

- SaintDog

timo_copts
02 Feb 2003, 14:56
plz help meeeee
i want Yabbse v 1.0.0 --> Vbulletin convertes
i tryed to use convert yabbse to phpbb ...i cant it want file called memberlist.txt in cgi and yabbse work by mysql
plzzzzzz help meeeeee i want any way to convert
Yabbse --> Vbulletin converte
if i fond it i will to purchase the license

Iguana
02 Feb 2003, 23:36
You already have posted asking for a converter timo_copts, don't post it other threads.

Erwin
03 Feb 2003, 01:31
timo_copts, to download hacks and get support you will need to go to this (http://www.vbulletin.com/members/forums.php) page and enter your email address, to show you are licensed. (you will need to use your customer number and password to access that page)
Thank you.